Car Care Tips

January 2019

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower. The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... Read More

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower. The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Elgin Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Elgin area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't r... Read More

Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin On Your Serpentine Belt

Your browser does not support the video tag.   Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Elgin, Illinois, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity ... Read More

Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin On Your Serpentine Belt

Your browser does not support the video tag.   Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Elgin, Illinois, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity ... Read More

What Elgin Customers like About Us at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin

A big part of the service we provide at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin for our Elgin customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we're always open to questions from our valued Elgin area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in our Tuffy Auto Se... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Elgin

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

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